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Living with Dysarthria After Stroke or Brain Injury

Dysarthria is a type of communication disorder, often caused by brain injury or stroke, that result in problems in the muscles used for speaking, including the lips, tongue, throat, vocal cords and diaphragm. What is a common reaction to those living with dysarthria? “I Don’t Understand You.”

Aphasia: An Overview of this Common but Misunderstood Language Disorder

Aphasia is one of the most significant and common conditions caused by stroke or brain injury. Over 2 million people in the United States are currently affected by aphasia, but few outside the clinical world know what it is. In fact, given its prevalence, most people have encountered someone with aphasia but just don't know it by name.

8 Tips for Communicating with People with TBI, Aphasia, Dementia & More

Often when people suffer from any type of communication disorder, conversation and social connections disappear.  Read today’s blog to find out about some tips to make conversing with friends and loved ones who have communication disorders easier for all involved!

Resources for Aphasia Treatment, Recovery, and Therapy

We evaluated online resources for people with aphasia and their caregivers, and think we've come up with the some of the most helpful. Follow the links below to find information on treatment, research, therapy options, clinical trials, caregiver tips and more.

Getting to Know Primary Progressive Aphasia

Primary Progressive Aphasia is a little known, often confused, and frequently missed diagnosis. What is it? What goes into the diagnosis? How can we harness the brain to compensate for it? Read on as we explain the symptoms, known causes, and how language tasks can help. 

Real People Living with Brain Injury, Stroke & Aphasia

There are many more people than we realize living every day with some kind of brain injury, from mild to severe. Sometimes you can't tell from the outside; but rest assured, their lives have changed drastically, and they are working very hard to function in our incredibly complex world.

6 Things About My Brain: What People With Aphasia Want You To Know

Communicating your thoughts to others can be hard for anyone – but imagine adding Aphasia (loss of language, not intellect) on top of challenges of communication. How do I say what I feel and think without offending someone?  How do I get you to understand my point?

Language Difficulties Caused by Communication Disorders: How You Can Improve Your Skills

Language is a complicated system – yet we often don’t think about the components of language until one of them runs amuck. Today’s post discusses the various aspects of language - specifically, oral language, or how we speak and understand spoken language - and which Constant Therapy tasks can help you to overcome individual difficulties.

Language Disorders: How Language is Organized and How Language Disorders Can Affect That Organization

“Language Disorder” is a term that encompasses many difficulties with spoken and/or written language; but given the somewhat wide range of the term, it can be a little overwhelming to understand and define. In today’s blog post we’ll expand on the term, and give a little overview of the organization of language in general!

What is Aphasia? Here are the 5 most important things to know

Aphasia is one of the most significant and common conditions caused by stroke or brain injury. Read on to learn more about what aphasia is, its causes, who it affects, and the ways it can be treated! 

Constant Therapy is an award-winning cognitive and speech therapy app, created for survivors of stroke, brain injury, and other neurogenic disorders.

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